Why can’t we say pour amuser de la campagne instead of pour profiter de la campagne?

Manpreet kaurC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why can’t we say pour amuser de la campagne instead of pour profiter de la campagne?

Asked 2 years ago
MarieB2 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Manpreet,

My understanding is that generally speaking you could use pour s'amuser à la campagne (to enjoy ourselves/ have fun in the countryside) for a roughly similar meaning to pour profiter de la campagne (to enjoy the countryside).

I haven't done that writing exercise. Perhaps it specifies the second phrase and so might not accept the use of s'amuser à instead.

I believe that s'amuser de would mean to laugh at rather than to enjoy.

I hope this helps :)

Why can’t we say pour amuser de la campagne instead of pour profiter de la campagne?

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